True Woman: Can I climb up in your lap?
Jesus doesn’t look to rub shoulders with the high and mighty, doesn’t seek to gain popularity among the rich and famous, and doesn’t care about his approval rating among the American Idol crowd. He watches for the needy and bends low to pick up the humble child who reaches for Him.
Sermon on the Mount LifeGuide Bible Study
What does it mean to "seek first the kingdom of God" in our relationships, values, ambitions, finances and commitments? Jesus' answer to these questions amazed those who first heard the Sermon on the Mount. In this study guide, you'll dig deep into his startling and challenging message--the greatest sermon ever preached.
Philippians LifeGuide Bible Study
What would it be like to have a sense of joy that continued even in times of trouble? Such was the deep joy that the apostle Paul experienced--even in prison. His contentment was neither dependent on circumstances nor changed by difficulty. In his brief letter to the Philippians, Paul will show you too how to live joyfully in every situation.
The IVP Bible Dictionary Series
Unique among reference books on the Bible, the volumes of the IVP Bible Dictionary Series bridge the gap between scholars and those pastors, teachers, students and lay people desiring in-depth treatment of select topics in an accesible and summary format. Articles cover traditional and contemporary topics, including cross-sectional themes, methods of interpretation, significant historical or cultural background, and each Old and New Testament book as a whole.
True Woman Blog: Ministering When It's Inconvenient
If we look closely at Jesus' life, we find an interesting pattern. We know that Jesus spent His time on earth serving others. But have you ever considered how often He ministered when it was inconvenient?
True Woman Blog: For My Single Sisters . . . Consider Christ
This morning I've been contemplating another aspect of Jesus' adult life that I don't often hear mentioned—the fact that He remained single. Through all the challenges of work and ministry, through all His testings and trials, He never knew the comfort, encouragement, and support that a mate might have provided.
True Woman Blog: Isaiah 53: A Shocking Portrait of Christ
Beware. The portrait of Christ in Isaiah 53 can be surprisingly shocking.
True Woman Blog: Come, see a Man . . .
Do you hear it? It's the sound of the gospel's transformational power at work! Only Jesus can step into a life and produce the kind of change that affects whole communities.
Revive Our Hearts: Psalm of the Cross (Psalm 22)
Sometimes it seems like God is ignoring you. If you feel that way, you’re in good company. Jesus Himself felt abandoned, asking the difficult question, "Why?" Focus on the incredible work of Christ as Nancy teaches the "Psalm of the Cross."